For a moment, I’d like you to imagine that you are in a deep dark tropical jungle and you are completely lost. You are not quite sure which way is North, South, East or West. You can’t see the sun because the tree canopy above is so thick, which also means that you can’t see any of the mountains that you have been trying to find.
Suddenly, in the distance you hear a small group of friendly voices and the sounds of machetes chopping through the thick undergrowth. Like any smart adventurer you head towards the sounds ...
There is one thing that more than anything else, holds us back from achieving what we want and desire.
I am talking about fear. Fear, in its various forms, is the biggest killer of our quest for success, so why is this?
In its simplest terms, fear is an emotion that we experience through a physical response. I’m sure you have felt this physical response before: your palms sweat, your heartbeat increases, your body temperature goes up. This reaction was very-very useful to us, millions of years ago, when the things that cause this reaction in us were out ...
At Planet Freedom, we are all about attitude. I have taught countless workshops and given keynote speeches across the country on this topic and wanted to share one of the most important attitude management tools you have.
I always start a class or speech with an informal survey of the audience about whether their attitude is a talent or a skill. A talent being something that you are either born with or not; you have it or your do not. And a skill is something that you will learn through conscious efforts.
People tend to argue with and say that ...
Before you start thinking I have turned into a drill sergeant, let me explain.
There are two kinds of pain: the pain of discipline and then there is the pain of regret. You do not get to choose a life of pain or no pain. Instead you get to choose if you will feel the pain of disciple or the pain of regret – there is no other alternative – but the choice is yours to make.
When you are committed to growth, in your life, career, bank account etc, you will experience pain. On one hand, the pain of discipline hurts ...
If you watch nature, there are many events that take place that involve a high degree of power such as storms, earthquakes, tornados, floods, and all of them cause dramatic changes to whatever they come in contact with at the moment. And all of this happens without the storm, tornado, or flood caring about the results.
Many times we try to force a result, when if we just did our job to the best of our ability then the results would take care of themselves.
How we can use this to our advantage?
It starts with belief, and it is ...